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Kate Bush: Dreaming of Adulthood

I graduated in the middle of a pandemic and promptly spent my early 20s sitting in my childhood bedroom, unemployed, watching as everyone around me seemingly had no trouble jumping…

Let’s talk about Islamophobia

CW: Islamophobia {…and when the ignorant people speak to them, they reply peacefully} The Holy Quran (25:63).When a Muslim woman is confronted with arguments that her hijab is unsuitable for…

Covid Limbo: Are we all in it together?

I’d like to start by saying that I understand the frustration felt by students world-over. Time and time again we are to blame for whatever social crisis is at play…

What Feminism means to Me

Feminism has been around for millenia. From women in Ancient Rome to people today, principles of feminism have been in circulation within societies across the globe for a very long…

The societies that welcomed me

Will I make friends? Will I find where I fit in? Will I be lonely? These are all questions that run through Freshers’ minds in the months leading up to…

When Coming to Edinburgh

Something to bear in mind when first arriving at Edinburgh: it is easy to feel small compared to the world around you. Despite coming from London originally (all I can…

India Gasps For Air. All I Can Do Is Watch.

I woke up last Thursday morning, and instead of the motivational quotes I usually stumble across on my Instagram stories, I saw black screens that read out “URGENT!” in bold…

How I am learning to set boundaries with my anxiety

CW: Anxiety, Stress Anxiety is experienced by different people across all walks of life and comes in many shapes and forms. I have experienced anxiety and depression almost my entire…